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Violent Land

Single Men and Social Disorder from the Frontier to the Inner City

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674278714

Publication Date: 02/11/1998

Short

372 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

21 halftones, 18 line illustrations

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David T. Courtwright is Presidential Professor Emeritus at the University of North Florida and the author of Dark Paradise: A History of Opiate Addiction in America and Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World. He was an inaugural recipient of a grant from the highly competitive NEH Public Scholar Program and is a regular media commentator on the history of addiction.

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